KCR urges PM to stop auction of Singareni coal blocks – Hyderabad News


Against the backdrop of all the employees’ unions of Singareni giving a name for 3-day strike from Thursday opposing the Union authorities transfer to auction 4 coal blocks, the Chief Minister wrote a letter to the Prime Minister requesting him to stop the proposa.

In his letter, the CM acknowledged that the Singareni Collieries Company is producing 65 million tonnes of coal yearly and enjoying a key position in catering to the wants of thermal energy crops in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.

He mentioned that after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the utmost demand for energy in Telangana was 5,661 MW in 2014 and by March 2021, it went up to 13,688 MWs and it’s important to provide coal uninterruptedly for the era of thermal energy.

Based on the Singareni wants, the state authorities had issued a number of mining licences, which the Centre is conscious of and the Union Coal Ministry additionally gave its inexperienced sign, the CM wrote and urged the Prime Minister to instruct the Coal Ministry to stop the auction of JBROC-3, Sravanpally OC, Koya Gudem OC-3 and KK-6 UG Block beneath its Trench 13, as it might adversely affect the wants beneath Singareni jurisdiction for coal. He additionally urged the PM to allocate these blocks to the Singareni Company.

Trade unions of the SCCL, affiliated to the 5 central commerce unions INTUC, AITUC, CITU, HMS, and BMS have joined arms with the Telangana Boggu Gani Karmika Sangham (TBGKS) affiliated to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to go on strike from Thursday.

The 5 commerce unions have served discover on the administration of state-owned SCCL to go on 72-hour strike to press for a 12-level constitution of calls for.

The TBGKS has additionally despatched a discover to the administration to go on strike for a 5-level constitution of calls for together with elimination of 4 coal blocks of the SCCL from the Coal Ministry’s checklist of industrial coal mine auction.

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